2012 User Comparative Database Report

Table B-7. Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Staff Position

Work Area/
Patient Safety Grade
Staff Position
Admin/Mgmt Attending/ Physician/ Resident/ PA or NP Dietitian Pat. Care Asst/ Aide/ Care Partner Pharmacist RN/ LVN/ LPN Tech (EKG, Lab, Radiol) Therapist (Respir, Phys, Occup, Speech) Unit Asst/ Clerk/ Secretary
975
Hospitals
543
Hospitals
227
Hospitals
842
Hospitals
541
Hospitals
1,109
Hospitals
971
Hospitals
897
Hospitals
928
Hospitals
41,700
Respon-
dents
29,162
Respon-
dents
2,334
Respon-
dents
29,213
Respon-
dents
9,454
Respon-
dents
191,381
Respon-
dents
58,335
Respon-
dents
24,776
Respon-
dents
34,414
Respon-
dents
A.  Excellent 40% 29% 27% 29% 21% 24% 32% 33% 33%
B.  Very Good 46% 45% 49% 44% 47% 46% 45% 46% 46%
C.  Acceptable 13% 21% 20% 22% 25% 23% 18% 17% 18%
D.  Poor 1% 4% 3% 4% 6% 5% 4% 3% 3%
E.  Failing 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%

Note: Percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding.

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Page last reviewed December 2012
Internet Citation: Table B-7. Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Staff Position. December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2012/hosp12tabb7.html